Franconia is a region of northern , a state of , that was formerly a separate duchy of the Holy Roman Empire. The history of the area as a separate entity stretches back over a thousand years.

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is a city in , . It is home to most of the Friedrich-Alexander University and the Siemens company.

is 's largest city, and thus the undisputed economic, social and cultural center of Franconia.

The festival city of in Upper is relatively quiet most of the year until the Richard Wagner Festival settles in for 30 days every summer.

is a city in , in the region of .


is the southernmost, central and most urbanized part of in Germany.

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French: Franconie, German: Franken, Italian: Franconia, Portuguese: Francônia, Spanish: Franconia
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